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Hans Price Academy 3G Pitch officially opens

Somerset cricketer and ex-student, Pete Trego, opened the facility

Posted by Lucinda Reid | December 18, 2017 | Sports & leisure

Present and past staff and students enjoyed a fantastic event to officially open Hans Price Academy’s new 3G pitch. The staff team took on a team of past students (alumni) who all left the academy between 2010 and 2017. Just under 100 people supported the event which also helped raise funds for the annual Hans Price ski trip. 

The Hans Price staff team have enjoyed success over the last 2 years winning two Cabot Learning Federation tournaments in a row.  They were given a scare early on as 2012 leaver, Simon Yard, scored from a corner to put the alumni 1-0 up. The staff team then took control with goals from Mr Johnstone, Mr Holland x2, Mr Esch, Mr Armstrong and Mr Bennett. The cherry on the cake was a 30-yard free kick from Somerset cricketer and ex-student, Pete Trego. 2012 leaver, Liam Cakebread, pulled a goal back for the alumni just before the end to make the final score 7-2. 

On the final whistle Pete Trego opened the new facility along with Principal Tony Searle. He commented on how “impressed he was with the new facilities” compared to his time at the school.

Principal Tony Searle said: “It was a great event and brilliant to see current and ex-pupils alongside staff enjoying our wonderful new facility.”

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